Stories about World Media

Jun 03 2017

Canada still committed to Paris accord, as U.S. flirts with fleeing

He tweeted over the weekend that he would make a decision "next week". The White House signaled that Trump was likely to decide on exiting the global pact - fulfilling ...

Jun 03 2017

Putin Dismisses Intelligence About Russian Interference in Election as 'Assumptions'

Putin also said he wouldn't judge Trump for quitting a landmark climate pact, but said he thought Washington could have stayed in the agreement. He even tried to calm an ...

Jun 03 2017

S/Africa's umbrella union prefers VP Ramaphosa for ruling party presidency

In his political address, Dlamini failed to note the endorsement of Ramaphosa or the call for Zuma to step down, a move that teachers union Sadtu said showed he did not w...

Jun 03 2017

Hundreds demonstrate in Kabul for better security

Afghan police clash with protesters during the protest . With the intelligence agency in Afghanistan claiming that the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network along with...

Jun 03 2017

Vladimir Putin Suggests American Hackers Framed Russia

Kelly asked Putin about evidence that he was personally involved in a covert campaign, cited by USA intelligence officials, to hurt Hillary Clinton and help Donald Tru...

Jun 03 2017

Philippines: 'Foreigners' fighting with Isis-linked militants in Marawi

Philippine forces say they now control most of a southern city where fighters linked to ISIL launched a bloody siege a week ago, as fears grow for hundreds of people unab...

Jun 03 2017

Could executive privilege block Comey testimony?

Top Democrats from the House Judiciary Committee warned the White House that if President Donald Trump blocks former FBI Director James Comey from testifying in a hea...

Jun 03 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin urges 'joint work' with Trump on climate

The Russian ruler's patronizing primer 's came a day after he said at an economic forum in St. Petersburg, that the cyber disrupters might have been Russians who made a...

Jun 03 2017

President Trump Praised A Tax Reform Bill That Doesn't Exist

The pessimism on Capitol Hill stands in sharp contrast to President Donald Trump's public promises. Malacañang has welcomed the passage of House Bill number 5636 or t...

Jun 03 2017

Putin denies Russia behind US election-related hacking

Putin, addressing an economic forum in St Petersburg, said US allegations that Russian Federation had hacked the Democratic Party to help Trump amounted to "harmful gossi...

Jun 03 2017

Environment minister calls US withdrawal from climate deal 'regrettable'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who had urged Trump to stay in the Paris deal, did not attend the ceremony, nor did Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and his wife, I...

Jun 03 2017

Pacific Alliance "Profoundly Disappointed" By Trump's Climate Change Decision

European allies have told Trump that there's no renegotiating the Paris deal between now and formal withdrawal in November 2020. But entrepreneur Richard Branson "has...

Jun 03 2017

Vladimir Putin ridicules claims of Russian meddling in United States presidential vote

President Putin thanked the US businessmen for their participation in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum amid continuing slump in Russian-US relations. Als...

Jun 03 2017

PM Modi affirms India's commitment to protecting climate

Prime Minister Modi further said that India is a responsible nation and seriously considers climate change a threat. "Our belief is exploitation of nature is a crime"...

Jun 03 2017

US environmental agency chief says humans contribute to global warming

The money, offered by Bloomberg's philanthropic foundation, would ensure there was no disruption to the UN's work on climate change in the wake of Trump's decision, h...

Jun 03 2017

Putin says still chance to do global climate deal despite U.S. withdrawal

Allegations by US intelligence agencies that Putin became personally involved in a covert hacking campaign meant to harm Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and give an ad...

Jun 03 2017

Philippine Military loses 11 troops in errant airstrike

The week of fighting in Marawi has left scores dead. Buildings burned after the raids, as ground forces shelled fortifications and tunnels in the eastern half of the ma...

Jun 03 2017

Fury in Britain over Manchester attack leaks from US

Eight men remain in custody in Britain, most arrested in and around Manchester, including three men near the house where Abedi lived. "We greatly value the important re...

Jun 03 2017

Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh, destroys refugee homes

Massive evacuation is underway in Bangladesh as severe cyclonic storm "Mora" hit Chittagong on 30 may. The cyclone victims are shifted to the shelter homes and camps se...

Jun 03 2017

Foreign businessmen note good investment climate in Russian Federation at meeting with Putin

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi , Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern, and Moldovan President Igor Dodon appeared on the panel alongside the Russian president. "There...